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Breaking Room Operator (Monday - Friday)



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Michael Foods, Inc. is leading food processor and distributor with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products and offers exciting job possibilities throughout our organization. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food – where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact.


The Breaking Room Operator performs activities to produce liquid eggs.


  • Loading, candling, and breaking of shell eggs for egg products
    1. Loading – Load flats of eggs onto egg wash machines, put empty flats on pallets
    2. Candling – Inspect washed eggs prior to entry to breaking room, pick out leakers, dirt, and any eggs otherwise not acceptable for breaking
    3. Breaking – Inspect broken eggs for shell, blood, sour, green and other egg defects, divert to inedible egg storage. Remove and sanitize any machine parts which come in contact with above egg defects (except shell). Stop machine and inform supervisor immediately if a defective egg enters the general egg storage instead of being diverted to inedible
  • Maintain clean and sanitized floors, machines, and egg collection tanks.
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing of Opti loader and Breaking Machine
  • Aid in cleaning of machine at end of breaking operations.
  • Wash flats on the flat washer.
  • Actively participate in and promote our safety culture by following safe work practices and adhering to all safety policies and procedures. Responsible for reporting all incidents, accidents and observations of unsafe acts or conditions


    Sanitation plays an important role in the food and processing industry by cleaning production equipment machines, work area in the facility. They are responsible for handling approved cleaning chemicals. Sanitation duties are

  • Tear down of equipment
  • Cleaning of equipment
  • Seven steps of Sanitation
  • Chemicals use, Hand scrubbing and foaming
  • Perform proper lock out tag out (LOTO) procedures
  • Ensure machinery is cleaned up to meet USDA standards

  • Follow USDA regulations.
  • Clean machine of egg and egg shells before breaks.
  • Follow all PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) requirements.
  • Follow all GMP’s (washing hands, etc.) throughout the day.
  • Follow all HACCP guidelines.
  • Follow all Lock out/Tag Out Procedures.
  • Maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained.
  • Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
  • Able to work weekends, holidays and overtime as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Successfully complete chemical training
  • EDUCATION:Less than high school education.

    EXPERIENCE: None required

    LANGUAGE SKILLS:Ability to read a limited number of two-and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.

    Bilingual Spanish is a plus

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers.

    REASONING ABILITY:Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in oral form.


  • Ability to tolerate constant motion.
  • Ability to stand for most of shift.
  • Possesses good hand-eye coordination.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral instruction.
  • Must be able to perform multiple tasks at a time (tripping cups, cleaning whites, etc.)
  • Qualifications

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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